Verboticism: Bloatcoat



Created by: artr

Definition: v., To not feel guilty about all the weight you're putting on, because you need all the extra calories you can get, to survive the harsh winter climate. n., A type of fat gained by mammals in preparation for winter hibernation.

Pronunciation: blōtkōt

Sentence: While others are wearing heavy parkas and what they call puffy jackets Tim is wearing a thin windbreaker. This is because he is wearing a bloatcoat. Starting at Thanksgiving he has been on a Paula Dean-inspired diet of butterfried schrimp, buttermilk cake with butter icing and buttermilkshakes. His only regret is that he has not been able to find a ready source of muktuk.

Etymology: bloat (become swollen with fluid or gas) + coat (an outer garment worn outdoors, having sleeves and typically extending below the hips)

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